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Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 9 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC recalls between 2007 and 2017. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 11, 2017

The front seat belt pretensioners that secure occupants in their seats during an accident may not function properly, resulting in increased risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 14, 2017

The air bags may not deploy as needed in a crash due to a software issue. This would increase risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2016

The low beam headlights may not be properly adjusted, reducing visibility for the driver. This could result in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 14, 2015

The front seat belts may be installed improperly. The right side belt may be located on the left side, and the left side on the right side. This can cause difficulty securing passengers safely.

Recalls on your Mercedes-Benz must be performed by a Mercedes-Benz dealership. Mercedes-Benz notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes-Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 3, 2012

A fuel leak can develop due to an error in the manufacturing process of the fuel filter. 

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2013. If you are experiencing any fuel odors or a visible fuel leak is found, please call your Mercedes dealer. You should also consider not driving your vehicle and having it towed to the nearest dealer.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 3, 2011

The system that monitors tire air pressure may malfunction and not illuminate a warning light all times low pressure is noticed. This can result in unintended low air pressure or imminent tire failure that goes unnoticed.

Mercedes Benz notified owners of affected vehicles starting in September 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2009

On fifty-four Mercedes S-Class models, the door locks may not operate as expected. This situation could affect the safe exiting of the vehicle in a crash or the protection against the accidental opening of the rear door by a child.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the door locks may not operate as expected. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 18, 2009

A front suspension ball joint may fail, resulting in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Consider this a high priority recall. A front ball joint could fail without warning. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 2, 2008

An internal fault with the module that controls certain vehicle functions may cause it to fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall; the affected interior control module could fail without warning. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer; they will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.